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Escher Group - 185p per share recommended offer, a “substantial premium”… Really?!

By Steve Moore | Saturday 10 February 2018


Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from ShareProphets). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.


Escher Group (ESCH) has announced a 185p per share recommended offer, with Chairman Nick Winks emphasising “this cash offer with its substantial premium is a good outcome for our shareholders - given the uncertainty inherent in our customers' spending patterns and traditional one-off licence based business model, as well as the need to invest further in the business”.. Wait a minute though Nick, the shares were over 300p in 2014 and over 200p as recently as October! And...


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